Pittsburgh’s Wigle Suffers Small Explosion, One Injured

Wigle Still

Visitors checking out the still at Pittsburgh’s Wigle Distillery
(Credit: Wigle Distillery)

Last Thursday, January 4th, saw an explosion at the Wigle Distillery in Pittsburgh, which injured an employee.

According to news reports, a still explosion was reported at approximately 11 a.m. The blast dismounted the still from its anchors and moved it 5 feet while injuring a worker who was standing nearby. The worker was conscious and responsive in the ambulance and was treated as an outpatient. Late last week, Wigle reported he is doing well.



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